Philippe Coutinho was unveiled for the first time to the Barcelona supporters at the Nou Camp.
Philippe Coutinho spoke to the Barcelona press for the first time, touching on his mood over the last six months, his message to Liverpool and what Neymar said to him about Barcelona. Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre says his club were able to sign Philippe Coutinho this month because Liverpool finally lowered their demands.
The transfer fee is the second-highest ever, with ESPN FC sources and multiple reports saying it will reach £142 million (€160m), with Liverpool receiving £105m (€120m) up front and the rest in performance-related add-ons.
The Catalans had three bids rejected for the Brazil international in August but, at his official presentation…